Category: Arts & Culture

Spotlight: New chapter

by Jessie Ammons It’s not goodbye, it’s see you later. In fact, it’s see you very soon for Quail Ridge Books. Raleigh’s beloved independent bookstore will close its doors at the Ridgewood Shopping Center this month to move about five…

Spotlight: Art, not veggies

by Jessie Ammons You’ve heard of Community Supported Agriculture programs, the popular way to buy local, seasonal produce directly from local farmers. Now you can jump-start your personal art collection by joining Raleigh’s first Community Supported Art program, organized by…

Spotlight: March forth

by Jessie Ammons Put a spring in your step at Eno River State Park. To commemorate the centennial of North Carolina State Parks – the subject of a yearlong celebration throughout 2016 – the Durham outpost will offer hikes led…

Spotlight: Seeing is believing

by Jessie Ammons The N.C. Cultural Resources building, nestled between the General Assembly and Governor’s Mansion, houses thousands of rotating shelves filled with carefully organized archives – everything from government records to a citizen’s saved letters from World War II….

Spotlight: A global affair

by Mimi Montgomery The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University continues its 10th anniversary celebration through 2016. Reality of My Surroundings: The Contemporary Collection, a commemorative exhibit, is on display until July 10, and well worth a visit. A gathering…

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